When Margaret Taylor was born on 8 May 1819, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Taylor, was 36 and her mother, Nancy Burgess, was 30. She married Samuel Anthony Fisher on 10 April 1834, in Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1860 and Texas, United States in 1870. She died on 25 May 1883, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Hutchins, Dallas, Texas, United States.
English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a tailor, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English taillour ‘tailor’ (Old French tailleor, tailleur; Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland. In North America, it has absorbed equivalents from other languages, many of which are also common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example German Schneider and Hungarian Szabo . It is also very common among African Americans.
In some cases also an Americanized form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered forms, such as Therrien and Terrian .
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